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Review Article

Lipopeptides as the Antifungal and Antibacterial Agents: Applications in Food Safety and Therapeutics

Figure 3

Primary cyclic structure of Fengycin A. Structure containing peptide chain of ten amino acids and a β-hydroxy fatty acid chain that can vary according to Fengycin isomer from C-14 to C-17 carbons. In the structure, the amino acids are six L-amino acids (Glu, Glu, Pro, Gln, Tyr, and Ile) and four D-amino acids (Tyr, Orn, and Thr, Ala).